Astro 1 – Fall 2018

MWF 10:00-10:50 and 12:00-12:50  Broida 1610

Faculty – Prof. Philip Lubin

Office 2015 C Broida

Office hours – Wed 5-6 in Broida 3302 (opposite elevator)

prof@deepspace.ucsb.edu

Finals Schedule – http://registrar.sa.ucsb.edu/finals-spring.aspx

TA:

Craig Pellegrino

cpellegrino@ucsb.edu

Textbook:  Universe –  Freedman et al 10 th edition

 

Astro 1 will cover Chapters xx as below.

We will cover approximately one chapter per week.

Homework – HW is posted on the website: https://www.saplinglearning.com/login/

Every student must have their own login to this site.

Grading – Grading is roughly:

Midterms (total for both) 25%

HW – 20%

Final – 50%

Class – 5%

Online HW registration and eText (if needed):

STUDENT INSTRUCTIONS (you must register to get access to online HW)
Go to www.saplinglearning.com/login to log in or create an account.
Under Enroll in a new course, you should see Courses at [Your College]. Click to expand this list and see courses arranged by subject. Click on a subject to see the terms that courses are available.
Click on the term to expand the menu further (note that Semester 1 refers to the first course in a sequence and not necessarily the first term of the school year).
Once the menus are fully expanded, you’ll see a link to a specific course. If this is indeed the course you’d like to register for, click the link.
Review the system requirements.
Need Help? The Sapling technical support team can be reached by phone (800-936-6899) or web (strongly preferred).

Here are their hours and contact information: https://macmillan.force.com/macmillanlearning/s/contactsupport

Chapters and Material:

 

Class Lectures

 

Midterms

Midterm 1 – Date: Week of xx as follows. Time: xx

Please bring a  large PINK scantron (one where you “bubble in your perm #”) , a small bluebook, one sheet of notes (2 sides) and a calculator. Covers Chap 11 and 12.

Makeup midterm – ONLY for for students who missed the midterm – Thur April 30  5-6 PM. No exceptions.

Test and answers:

 

Midterm 2 – Date: xx

Please bring a  large PINK scantron (one where you “bubble in your perm #”) , a small bluebook, one sheet of notes (2 sides) and a calculator.

 

Final:

Please bring a large PINK scantron (one where you “bubble in your perm #”) , a small bluebook, two sheets of notes (2 sides each) and a calculator. Covers Chap xx

PLEASE NOTE – the campus schedule of finals is WRONG.

Please check this site frequently for updates.